Published on 6 April 2011 by

Swisstopo is Switzerland’s national cartography agency, providing customers with both physical and digital maps, many of which are also available to mobile phones with a GPS. Wanting to transition their infrastructure to the cloud, Swisstopo used Puppet to streamline their servers and increase uptime.

Hanspeter Christ, Deputy Head of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure (FSDI) within Swisstopo explains the benefits of Puppet:

“The biggest benefit from our investments is not from moving to the cloud, but more that we have ‘Puppetized’ our servers. We have become more efficient in provisioning servers so we can easily get 100 of them up and running in a very short time."

To learn more, read the rest of the Swisstopo case study

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